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  • Job reference number:15431780
  • Client ID:RI/BBBH606
  • Posted on:08-MAR-2019
  • Location:DUBLIN, DUBLIN
  • Job type:CONTRACT

Benefits: LAPTOP

Strategic Sourcing Specialist - Technology

In this role you will play a key part working with internal clients to set up & manage quotations for telco installation projects.

  • Drive all aspects of complex strategic sourcing process , taking lead on contract negotiations of business & pricing T&c, conducting research & providing benchmark data on pricing etc
  • o Develop statements of work & bid sheets for quotation process.
  • o Strong analytical skills- process varying types of data to achieve a win win
  • o Review quotations with suppliers & deliver cost reductions.
  • Support supplier reviews through collating information on price performance & operational field performance (score card structure).
  • Report progress on projects & cost reduction on a monthly basis .
  • Review supplier purchases & ensure that supplier spend reports are accurate.
  • Develop & maintain supplier contracts & ensure standard terms & pricing is up to date.
  • Support supplier rationalisation projects by building up supplier profiles through RFI & score card processes.
  • Present project summary updates to management as required.
  • Develop good relationships with internal stakeholders (engineering, project managers) & become a Trusted Advisor to all
  • Present new products, technologies & services from existing or new suppliers to clients

  • Bachelor's Degree in Telcos, Eng; Electronics, Business or S/Chain
  • Have some (CIPS), (IACCM) or (IIPMM) qualifications ideally
  • Exp. sourcing, in the technology - Network Equipment & Infrastructure areas
  • Minimum of 5 years sourcing experience.
  • Ability to solve complex problems -ensure business & financial issues result in sound decisions
  • Project Management in complex multi-project & multi-geography environment
  • Prior experience as a telecos installer & or engineer
  • PMP or Prince 2 experience, desired
  • Lean Six Sigma experience, desired
  • Strong interpersonal & client service skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite applications (including PowerPoint, Excel & Word) - MS Access a plus
Please apply via this advert and we can discuss

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